This tutorial (with extra details and pictures) was created by our fantastic team member Keri as a supplement to the instructions in the Rogue River Joggers pattern (for adults or kids), but this method could be used for any pattern with an elastic waist created by folding down the top of the pants (with no […]

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December can be a really expensive and busy month, so we wanted to take some time in January to first slow down, and then to focus on getting back into the swing of sewing with some amazing things – FREE patterns! Several of our designer partners offer free patterns, many of which are quite quick, […]

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As most of us are looking at spending the holidays at home this year, we may not be thinking too much about what we wear. But personally I think we still need to see out the year in style, even if it's an extra comfy style! Here are some fantastic pattern choices to make yourself […]

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We are approaching the 2020 Holiday season, and I think we are all trying to avoid the malls this year. Why not stay home and get some sewing done instead? Bonus, with some of these you can use up some scraps AND make beautiful & practical gifts that will be appreciated. Here are 12 gift […]

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I often see questions about whether a woven dress can be made in knit fabric (or vice versa). While the answer is usually no - there are a few exceptions. The Sugar Pie Dress by Duchess and Hare is a perfect example of a woven dress that can easily be made in knit fabric! The […]

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A common style of PDF pattern has a white border around the edges, and requires you to trim it off and butt the edges of the rectangles together. We call these Trim Assembly or Trim-Style patterns. However, there is an easy way to assemble these patterns without trimming all the edges! Simply layer the pages […]

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This simple pattern mashing method for knit tops and dresses, takes the upper bodice (including sleeves, if the style has sleeves) of one sewing pattern, and combines it with the lower portion (below the arm pits) of another. This allow you to change the neckline or sleeve style on your top or dress, or change […]

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Hi there! I'm Anisha from SASSY Creations (find my page on Facebook, or find me on instagram with the handle @anishastapfer). I'm excited to show you how I did the star reverse Appliqué on the front pocket of the Go! T-Shirt and Tank by Kelly J Designs. This is a fun, unisex top with colour […]

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